Japan Quotes

"the war situation has developed not ...

"the war situation has developed not necessarily to japan's advantage" - Japanese Emperor Hirohito (September 2, 1945)
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jan 15
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"I remember, too, that this missionary always carried a big bunch of keys about with him, ...

"I remember, too, that this missionary always carried a big bunch of keys about with him, and this struck me as very strange. In those days no one in Japan ever locked anything, so when I saw him with so many keys I wondered why he needed to lock so many things." - D.T. Suzuki
πŸ“…οΈŽ Oct 06
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"I would point out that Japan's proposal at the Versailles Peace ...

"I would point out that Japan's proposal at the Versailles Peace Conference on the principle of racial equality was rejected by delegates such as those from Britain and the United States" - Hideki Tojo
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 04
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In Japan, broken objects are often repaired with gold. Th...

In Japan, broken objects are often repaired with gold. The flaw is seen as a unique piece of the object’s history, which adds to it’s beauty. Consider this when you feel broken.
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 22
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β€œIf plan A doesn't work, the a...

β€œIf plan A doesn't work, the alphabet has 25 more letters - 204 if you're in Japan.” - Claire Cook
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jun 19
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Think you're getting Kobe steak when you order the $350 "Kobe steak" off the menu a...

Think you're getting Kobe steak when you order the $350 "Kobe steak" off the menu at Old Homestead [in NYC]? Nope β€” Japan sells its rare Kobe beef to just three restaurants in the United States, and 212 Steakhouse is the only one in New York.β€”Larry Olmstead
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jul 11
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"Japan must keep resolving to never ...

"Japan must keep resolving to never again use force to settle international disputes." - Prime Minister Shinzo Abe
πŸ“…οΈŽ Aug 15
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"Anyone who has never had...

"Anyone who has never had a fail has never tried to new." - T-shirt I saw in Japan.
πŸ“…οΈŽ Sep 09
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"There's still...

"There's still a lot of Japan left." - Ali Velshi
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 12
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"...the Japanese were ready to ...

"...the Japanese were ready to surrender and it wasn't necessary to hit them with that awful thing."
πŸ“…οΈŽ May 20
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